Programs & Events
Summer Skills School
Taking a summer course at Trent? Are you worried about the hectic pace of a six-week course? Want to brush up on some important academic skills, while soaking up some rays? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then grab your sunscreen, shades, and a sharp pencil, and join Academic Skills for Summer Skills School!
This virtual program will...
The2is: A new 2-minute competition for graduate students
The2is (pronounced Thesis) is a new competition for Masters and Ph.D. students with the ultimate challenge: to explain their complex and highly specialized research and ideas to a general audience in a two minutes video, using two PowerPoint slides, music, and one prop.
**New Application Deadline: Friday April 9, 2021 **
Video submissions due...
Workshops and Events for Graduate Students
As a graduate student, you are likely facing new academic challenges. The ideas about which you are reading, thinking, and writing are becoming increasingly complex, yet you need to find clear, concise, and engaging ways to express them.
In-course Mentors and Resources to Support Students with Online Learning
The Online Learning Student Assistant (OLSA) program is a new academic support program, supported by the Colleges at Trent and coordinated by Academic Skills, to help first-year students navigate the demands of, and thrive within, the online learning environment.
Educating Students about Academic Integrity
We administer an online module on Academic Integrity at Trent, which you may find on your learning system if your professor requires you to complete it for a course. The online module is comprised of three sections: Policy and Practice, Avoiding Plagiarism, and Avoiding Cheating.